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texas, ms. jackson lee, for five minutes. ms. jackson lee: i ask unanimous consent to revise and extend. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. ms. jackson lee: mr. speaker, i have always had such great respect for this distinguished body. the holder and interpreter of democracy. the institution that proudly protects the constitution that was written by those who saw in this land this bright and shining sun, from sea to shining sea, enormous opportunity for freedom. so many people came to this nation and they came in many different ways. we don't carry the way we came into the future as much as the fact that we are grateful of the opportunity that this nation has given us. the nation has been able to turn the tide on embracing democracy in its fullest because of the constitution and the laws because we adhere to the three branches of government. so although my ancestors came to this nation in bondage and lasted for hundreds of years, slavery that has its remnants continuously as we move throughout society. there are now laws that can ensure no matter how you came to this country, n
to replace former illinois congressman jesse jackson jr. and now he's ready to use his checkbook to fight the nra. wolf blitzer joins me now live. wolf, you just talked to the mayor. what did he tell you? >> i went up to capitol hill to speak with him. he was meeting with various senators. he's just been over at the white house meeting with the vice president who as you know is putting forward all this new proposed legislation on gun deal -- dealing with gun violence in the united states. it was clear to me that mayor bloomberg is in washington, making it clear to everyone right now, he's ready to put his money where his mouth is, if you will. he's going to spend a lot of money just as he did in the special election in chicago. jesse jackson jr.'s seat to get someone elected who agrees with him, that there is way too much gun violence in the united states and the way to deal with it is much more gun control. listen to this exchange, brooke, that we had. you were willing to put your money where your mouth is. >> well, you know, the nra has had the field to itself of talking about guns. and
expect senator hagel to be cob confirmed as defense secretary. >>> the reverend jesse jackson is leading a march today in honor of a chicago teenager killed this week. the 15-year-old high school band member gunned down days after attending the president's inauguration. just the latest victim in a city where there are 515 murders last year alone. more than 100 shooting incidents have occurred since january 1. reverend jackson called on president obama to come to his home town of chicago to address this issue. reverend jackson will be a guest, by the way, on "america's news headquarters" tomorrow morning at 11:30 a.m. eastern time. >>> well a convicted killer who was mistakenly released from a chicago jail is now back in police custody. stephen robins was serving a 60-year prison term for murder in indiana, but he was mistakenly brought to chicago to stand trial for a separate crime that had already been dismissed. the mixup led authorities to release him and the public was not notified that he was on the loose by the way for nearly 24 hours. authorities realized their mistake and tracked
introspection, fragility. we need to value this intriguing object, and jackson, ken jackson although dead, was a considerable force in portrait painting in the area, and it needs to be taken seriously. he's not that prominent. perhaps one day he will become so. but i would comfortably value this picture at £800, 900 possibly even £1,000. but of course, its value is that it's. oh, yeah. it was never be sold. i would never sell it. no, no. these are lovely vintage clothes, but a lot of people end up taking them to a charity shop. why did you keep them? well, i think it was my mother who kept them, and then because i do tend to hoard things, i just kept them in the box where they've been all this time. right, and this lovely early one here lovely chiffon and lace. well, this one was bought for her when she was 21, and it was to go to a founder's day at a school in high gate in london. and that's the group of old girls at the founder's day. that's fantastic. very, very high stylish dress. so this is 19-- 1931. 1931. absolutely perfect for that period. and then this dr
and took his own life. >>> former illinois congressman jesse jackson jr. facing up to five years in prison when he is sentenced. that is scheduled june 28th. he pleaded guilty yesterday to using $7 aut$750,000 in campaigs to buy personal items such as a rolex watch that cost more than $43,000. jackson's wife sandy, a former chicago alderman plead guilty to filing false income returns related to the use of campaign funds. she faces three years in prison. >>> we're getting a look at video capturing the moment a gas explosion and fire wiped out j.j.'s restaurant in kansas city. it sounded like thunder, felt like an earthquake. one person was killed. more than a dozen others injured. authorities say a utility construction crew severed a gas line leading to the massive explosion. >>> a boeing executive meelts with faa officials tomorrow to lay out the company's plan to fix a problem with its 787 dreamliner jets. the fleet has been grounded because of battery issues that ignited two fires. boeing hopes to get the planes back in the air by april. >>> first on cnn, the army doing an about-face on
was paid $2.5 million to perform which she didn't. michael jackson older son prince landing his first job. the 16-year-old will be a special correspondent on entertainment tonight. the move, a good one for jackson says he would like to follow his famous father's footsteps. >> police have the right to arrest the mentally ill on the street for skipping their medication. it's a question that has come up several times in the wake of multiple mass shootings and subway attacks. new york city police are taking one step past that. they are putting most wanted list of mentally ill patients and officers plan to arrest them. what would our constitution say about that? judge napolitano joins us now. >> you always give me the easy questions. >> gretchen: we might have a lively discussion, it's an issue that is complicated. if i come to new york city, you see mentally ill people walking on the streets many of them homeless and its dire situation. you say that rounding them up and rescuing is unconstitutional? >> it's clearly unconstitutional because the constitution says the only way i can arrest someo
jackson. robin kelly defeated debby hagelston who had an "a" rating from the nra. >> a lot of things happened in this race, including one of the top candidates dropping out and endorsing robin kelly. michael bloomberg's pack, a superpack he funds through his own personal wealth spent $2.2 million. lots of it in ads pointing out, as you did, her "a" rating with the nra. promoting robin kelly as the gun control candidate in the race. kelly spend $300,000. halverson, $200,000. you can see how much impact michael broomberg can have in a house race. >> thank you very much, chris cillizza. >>> john boehner used colorful language to describe what he hopes the senate will do with the sequester. today, it was harry reid's chance to respond. >> speaker boehner made harsh accusations, i'm not going to repeat them here on the senate floor. he thinks the senate isn't moving quickly enough to avert the sequester. the speak's charge is weak sauce, mr. president. >> weak sauce. joining me now is robert gibbs. former white house press secretary to president obama. weak sauce, what do we say about tha
some breaks news crossing moments ago, on the former congressman jesse jackson, jr., reports he has signed a plea deal with the justice department regarding the misuse of campaign funds. the chicago sun times reported earlier that the plea is expected to include significant jail time for jesse jackson, jr. the reported deal would also involve repaying the government hundreds of thousands of dollars. fox has confirmed that a deal has been reached on the misuse of funds, but we're trying to get more specifics into what is involved here. you'll remember that he left congress, the reports were that he was not well and now we've learned this development for jesse jackson, jr. and more coming up on that, stay tuned for more as you get it. so, a nasty surprise for americans as they go to fill up their tanks, ahead of the big winter storm today and we all have been encouraged to do that because you remember what happened during hurricane sandy and gas prices start their annual jump, a little bit higher than usual this time around, the average price for a gallon of regular now $3.57. and thi
. (vo) from the underworld, to the world of privilege. >> everyone in michael jackson's life was out to use him. (vo) no one brings you more documentaries that are real, gripping, current. nounce broadcasting across the nation on your radio and on current tv this is the "bill press show." >> bill: the sequester now becomes a matter of national security. want to keep this country safe or not? that is the question. what do you say? good morning everybody. good tuesday morning. tuesday, february 26th. so good to see you today. this is the "full court press." we are coming to you live on your local progressive talk radio station. on current tv and on sirius x.m. this hour only. happy tuesday morning. good to see you. we've got lots and lots to talk about today. everything from diets to homeland security. governors in town. actually they've left town now. they made a big stink before they left town yesterday. we'll bring you up to date on it. kucinich getting geared up for the assault weapons ban. we'll cover everything happening here, not only in our nation's capital, around the country
, and secrecy si jackson jr. has signed off on a plea deal in a misuse of campaign funds case. fox news has confirmed the former illinois congressman is agreeing to this deal. according to one report, the deal would involve significant jail time and repaying the government hundreds of thousands of dollars. jackson has been under investigation allegedly for using campaign funds to, among other things, decorate his washington home. he is no longer a congressman. jenna: more on that as we get it. in the meantime, "happening now," one of america's most prestigious and politically powerful families the victims of hacking. a hacker stealing personal e-mails and pictures from both former presidents bush -- from both former presidents, and now the secret service of is investigating, trying to help out the bush family in all of this. molly henneberg is joining us live from washington with more. molly? >> reporter: hi, jenna. there's no indication at this point that the private e-mail accounts of the former presidents bush were hacked. but it appears that a hacker got access to six private e-mail acc
's pining for the carter days. and certainly i mean he didn't control his own party. he had scoop jackson, democrats, hawks, abandoned carter and ted kennedy liberals abandoning him. what we can do is start looking at what it was like in his one term. just like we'll have a revision with president 41. carter did some great things in alaska and our national parks service. carter doubled the size of the national parks. and he saved all these great wilderness areas. well, it may not seem that big to you now. about 50 years from now when the rain forests are dead and so much of the world has been in ruin, saving all these bits of wild america will look like a greater achievement. only theodore roosevelt and fdr was a better conservation president than jimmy carter. >> how much would pop culture have an impact on some revisionism as far as jimmy carter is concerned? for example, the film argo? >> i think it's helpful because it's put -- it shows that film. i think the carter administration was trying desperately to get rid of those hostages. they were always between a rock and a hard place. wh
that goes to so many things to the economy of course is a jackson the cost of medicine and it's a detriment to many of our constituents, so i just -- would you give me something back on that to let me know how deep he went into it? one of the things i think the chairman was saying making a part of our inquiry this session the next two years is looking not only at the fda piece of this but looking at this whole thing of the grey market. so i would like to sit down with you if you haven't delved into this and see where, you know, what we might be able to do it together to try to get to the bottom of that because it is a very, very serious problem. a lot of americans do not even know about it. but it's very serious. i want to very briefly go to this whole issue of climate change. the federal guard or the government has a number of efforts under way to decrease domestic greenhouse gas emissions. the success of the gas emission reduction efforts to pay is in large part on the international efforts. however, limiting the fiscal exposure to climate change risks will present a challenge the matter
jackson. please stand and be recognized. [applause] i want to turn the podium back over to senator george mitchell. >> years ago, when bob dole, howard baker, tom daschle, and i gathered to establish the bipartisan by -- bipartisan policy center, we were dismayed to the extent to which our political process appeared to be in gridlock as a consequence of excessive partisanship and ideological posturing. that concern is heightened today. i frequently cite the example of the presidential campaign of 1800 when jefferson supporters called president adams a hermaphrodite, lacking, they said, the strength of a man or the gentleness of a woman. supporters said that its jefferson were elected, robbery, rape, and murder would be openly taught and practiced in our country. it was rough and tough when we were there, but it has gotten proper and tupper today. we at the bipartisan policy center believe it is possible that men and women with strongly held different political philosophies can come together in good faith to try and deal in a responsible way through principled compromise with the major pro
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